Photo: How much would it cost you to store the world’s data? The total data in the world is estimated at 3.6 zettabytes and the average 6TB hard drive costs $400 (USD). That means you would have to spend $71.6 billion on 178 million hard drives.

Also, make sure you have a lot of storage for those hard drives. They will take up 450,000 cubic kilometers of space.
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How much would it cost you to store the world’s data? The total data in the world is estimated at 3.6 zettabytes and the average 6TB hard drive costs $400 (USD). That means you would have to spend $71.6 billion on 178 million hard drives.

Also, make sure you have a lot of storage for those hard drives. They will take up 450,000 cubic kilometers of space.

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